BBC programmer Busayo Iruemiode checks a website in Pidgin in Lagos, Nigeria, on Saturday. Photo: AFP BBC programmer Busayo Iruemiode checks a website in Pidgin in Lagos, Nigeria, on Saturday. Photo: AFP
BBC programmer Busayo Iruemiode checks a website in Pidgin in Lagos, Nigeria, on Saturday. Photo: AFP

It’s not the Queen’s English, but will BBC Pidgin ‘make dem hear’ in Nigeria?

The British media giant is launching an online portal that will be entirely in Pidgin and feature text news, features and podcasts

BBC programmer Busayo Iruemiode checks a website in Pidgin in Lagos, Nigeria, on Saturday. Photo: AFP BBC programmer Busayo Iruemiode checks a website in Pidgin in Lagos, Nigeria, on Saturday. Photo: AFP
BBC programmer Busayo Iruemiode checks a website in Pidgin in Lagos, Nigeria, on Saturday. Photo: AFP
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